Country Music Star Vince Gill Has Perfect Response After Being Told Not To Mention Jesus
Vince Gill has been one of the most beloved country music stars into the world ever since he first found fame as a member of the country rock band Pure Prairie League back in 1979. Every time Vince takes the stage, crowds go absolutely wild for him because of his unique voice and musical abilities.
With more than twenty albums under his belt, Vince is showing no signs of slowing town, and fans love him just as much today as they ever did. When Vince was recently invited to perform at the Grand Ole Opry stage in Nashville, Tennessee, fans were excited to see what he would bring to his performance. However, things took a turn for the worse when bosses behind the Grand Ole Opry told Vince to stay away from his religious songs and avoid singing anything about Jesus.
Vince could have done what he was told and stay away from religious songs altogether, but instead, he decided to follow his heart and do something that nobody in attendance would ever forget. After taking the stage, Vince shocked everyone by performing “Why Me Lord,” which was first performed and recorded by Kris Kristofferson in 1972. Vince more than did the song justice, and by the end of it, the crowd was on their feet to give him the standing ovation that he deserved.
Video of his performance has since gone viral, being viewed over two million times.
“This is just one of the best performance of any song I have ever heard. Such a moving and inspirational song. Brilliant singers,” one social media user commented, with another adding, “Sometimes God chooses to put his hand on something even when it’s taking place in a more secular environment. The singing of this song was definitely one of those times. There’s a difference in “feeling it” and being anointed of the holy spirit. It’s all over this performance.”
Check out the performance for yourself below.